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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (INFRA-6541) 404 for link on http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2013 23:09:49 GMT

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Sebb commented on INFRA-6541:

Websites always used to have a link to report problems.
This is unfortunately now quite rare.

The BBC has a "Contact the BBC" link at the bottom of every page, which takes one to:
Nice and clear.

However, as some pages are (excessively) long, it might be better to have a Support/Contact
link on the header.

We already have:
which says:
"Use Apache products and give us feedback"

Might be useful to have a specific link there for reporting website bugs.

> 404 for link on http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: INFRA-6541
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-6541
>             Project: Infrastructure
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: Website
>            Reporter: Ted Husted
>            Priority: Minor
> I review the mail for @human-response but I'm emeritus and don't have karma to the site
resources anymore. 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Peter Kehl <peter.kehl@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:25 PM
> Subject: Broken link on Apache website
> To: human-response@apache.org
> Hi someone in Apache Foundation,
> on page http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html you have word 'compatible'
which links to http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/compat.html, which doesn't exist anymore.
I believe you probably want to link it to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html or
> Side note: First I've emailed apache@apache.org. I've received your automated reply.
I've tried to find out where to report this, both at http://www.apache.org/foundation/preFAQ.html,
https://issues.apache.org and https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/. Basically: hopeless and
complicated. Why don't you have a link somewhere on main Apache.org website to report broken
links/website issues without forcing people to waste their (and now your) time?
> I'm not affiliated with GNU/FSF, I'm just a developer who wanted to locate the relevant
document (the broken link), and I want to save others' time.
> -Peter Kehl

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